David Holgate, president of PMG Community Newsgroup, LLC's Indiana-Michigan Group, has assumed responsibilities for the company's newspapers in Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi.MORE
Paxton Media Group has purchased the Lebanon Democrat, a daily newspaper in Lebanon, Tenn., along with weekly newspapers in Mt. Juliet and Hartsville, Tenn., according to Randy Cope of Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented Sandusky Newspapers Inc. in the sale.MORE
Paxton Media Group has purchased The Grand Haven Tribune, a daily newspaper in Grand Haven, Mich., from Sandusky Newspapers Inc., according to Randy Cope of Cribb, Greene & Cope who represented Sandusky in the transaction.MORE
Paxton Media Group has purchased the Log Cabin Democrat, a daily newspaper in Conway, Ark., along with three Arkansas weeklies in Clinton, Heber Springs and Newport, according to Randy Cope, managing director of Cribb, Greene & Cope, who represented GateHouse Media in the sale. Cribb, Greene & Cope is a leading merger and acquisition firm with offices in Virginia, Arkansas, Montana and California.MORE
Rochester Sentinel owner and publisher Sarah O. Wilson has announced the sale of the Indiana paper to the Paxton Media Group. Cribb, Greene & Cope represented the Wilson family in the sale.
The sale was effective Wednesday, May 1. A price was not disclosed.MORE
David Mosesso has been a newspaper man for more than 35 years now and he plans to stay that way, even in his retirement.MORE
Brandon Cox is leaving his role as publisher of the Jackson County Sentinel for a post in his home state of Kentucky. Cox cited family reasons for the transition.MORE
Paxton Media Group has announced several promotions due to retirements and an acquisition in its North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Division. The announcement came from Jana Thomasson who will be assuming the president role of the North Carolina, Tennessee and Georgia Division of PMG in January 2019.
"I am excited to see members of our group advance into new positions," said Thomasson. "I also wish the ones retiring my very best. They'll truly be missed."
Marvin Enderle has announced his intention to retire as publisher of The Newspapers of West Georgia in Carrollton, Ga., at the end of the year. In this role, Enderle has overseen The Times-Georgian in Carrollton, The Douglas County Sentinel in Douglasville and The Griffin Daily News in Griffin.MORE
Paxton Media Group has announced the purchase of the Goldsboro (N.C.) News-Argus from Wayne Printing Company.
Dirks, Van Essen, Murray & April, a media merger and acquisition firm based in Santa Fe, N.M., represented Wayne Printing Co. in the transaction. Terms were not disclosed.
Paxton Media, a family-owned company headquartered in Paducah, Ky., owns more than 35 daily newspapers, a television station and numerous weekly publications across Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, North Carolina and Tennessee. Fourth- and fifth-generation family members manage Paxton Media.MORE
The Paxton Media Group has announced that WPSD-TV vice president and general manager Bill Evans has been named as the new publisher of The Paducah (Ky.) Sun.
Evans was named to succeed Jim Paxton, who retired after 32 years at the western Kentucky newspaper.MORE
America's Newspapers – the association formed from the merger of the Inland Press Association and Southern Newspaper Publishers Association – was ceremonially launched October 6 at its inaugural annual meeting in Chicago.
Dean Ridings will be its chief executive officer, effective Nov. 11.
America's Newspapers unites two of the oldest press associations to form one of the industry's largest advocates for newspapers and the many benefits to their communities, civil life, freedom of expression and democracy.
"Newspaper journalism provides a voice for the voiceless, challenges elected officials, shines a light on government, calls for change when change is needed, and exposes corruption and injustice," said Chris Reen, the president and publisher of The Gazette in Colorado Springs who will serve as the first president of America's Newspapers.More
A new association formed by the consolidation of SNPA and the Inland Press Association was officially launched today. The name of the new association will be announced on Oct. 6 at the association's first annual meeting in Chicago.
Edward VanHorn, SNPA's executive director, said that the merger unites two of the country's oldest press associations into a progressive new organization that will use its bigger and more powerful voice to be an unapologetic advocate for newspapers.More